Our Disability Action Plan

We recently updated our ongoing plans for including and supporting disabled learners on their learning journey.

July 10, 2024

July 10, 2024

We have updated our Disability Action Plan. => Click here to read the Literacy Aotearoa Disability Action Plan

Our DAP helps identify good practices and offers a blueprint for change and helps ensure disabled learners experience better outcomes throughout their education journey as well as ensuring Literacy Aotearoa meets our responsibilities under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Literacy Aotearoa recognises that our current tertiary education system does not always deliver an educational experience appropriate to the needs of a large number of learners, with Māori, Pasifika and disabled learners over-represented in this group. These priority groups face barriers that continually affect participation and successful completion of study at any level. The impact of this on Māori, Pacific and disabled communities and Aotearoa economy are well recognised.

Development of our Disability Action Plan is a part of our ongoing commitment to adults across Aotearoa New Zealand and reflects our desire to design effective ways to engage people in successful learning in support of their individual goals.

Learners affected by disability - by type of disability
Percentage of learners enrolled with Literacy Aotearoa who have identified that they are affected by disability

Our Vision Statement for Organisational Inclusion:
By 2026 those who most need to engage with language, literacy and numeracy development will know that Literacy Aotearoa is a leading provider of inclusive, barrier-free learning pathways that achieve the best outcomes for disabled learners.